Gary Romer is a partner in the Fort Lauderdale office of Lewis Brisbois, Vice-Chair of the Commercial Lending Practice, and a member of the Corporate Practice. Mr. Romer is also Lewis Brisbois’ Florida title agent, conducting settlement for real estate transactions and issuing title insurance policies to purchasers. Mr. Romer helps business owners buy and sell their businesses and real estate, and also assists with their day-to-day operational needs. This includes shareholder and operating agreements, merger and acquisition transactions, commercial real estate transactions and commercial lease agreements, loan transactions, employee boarding documents, confidentiality agreements, non-compete and non-solicitation agreements, work for hire and proprietary rights agreements, internet business agreements and domain name transactions, manufacturing and supply agreements, and a variety of business to business agreements.
Mr. Romer also uses his business and real estate knowledge to drive strategy in real property, landlord-tenant, and commercial litigation matters working closely with the firm’s Commercial Litigation practice group.
Primary Area(s) of Practice
- Real Estate & Land Use
- Italy Practice
- Commercial Lending
- COVID-19: Contracts & Force Majeure
United States District Court, Southern District of Florida
Nova Southeastern University
Juris Doctor, 2005
Florida State University
Bachelor of Science, Finance and Real Estate, 2001
- Represented seller in sale of $77 million Florida real estate portfolio.
- Represented seller in approximately $300 million sale of manufacturing and distribution business (metal, construction and finished materials).
- Represented purchaser/borrower in refinancing of $200 million credit facility and simultaneous purchase of a target company for $58 million.
- Represented production, studio, and software company in approximately $60,000,000 merger transaction.
- Represented developer-purchaser in acquisition of commercial building and additional vacant land for re-development into luxury apartments with mixed-use commercial space.
- Represented large veterinary practice in an approximately $11,000,000 refinance of its real property and business assets.
- Represented a seller in the sale of its managed hosting and data center to a leading global IT infrastructure and technology company.
- Represented a seller in the sale of a wholesale distributor of fresh produce and dairy products to customers located throughout the southeastern United States and the Caribbean to a strategic purchaser.
- Represented the seller in the successful closing of the sale of a majority stake investment in a provider of electrical, telecom-datacom networking, home theater, cable, and wire management products to a private equity firm.